Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.
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Harner, Harriet Fern
Harriet Fern "Granny" Harner (Kitterman) - Pueblo Chieftain - May 21, 2000 - Harriet Fern "Granny" Harner (Kitterman), beloved mother, grandmother and great-grand- mother, went home to be with the Lord on May 18, 2000. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Jacob Harrison Harner, who passed away on Aug. 18, 1992. Survived by her son, Thomas (Mildred); grandsons, Chris (Susan) and Matt (Stacey); great-grandchildren, Steven, Jacob, Cody, Katelynn, Heather, Jeremy and Jordan; sister, Lavenya Marsaglia of Denver; two nieces and three nephews. Harriet was born on March 3, 1917, in Denver. She enjoyed walking and traveling extensively with her husband before his death. Harriet and her husband moved from Denver to Pueblo in January of 1992 to be near their son and family. She was a member of The Order of Eastern Star and RSVP in Denver. She also attended King of Kings Lutheran Church. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2000, King of Kings Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to King of Kings Lutheran Church, Alzheimer's Association or the American Heart Association through the funeral home in her memory.
Harnes, Noel Albert
Noel Albert Harns - Pueblo Chieftain - May 23, 2003 - Noel Albert Harns was born Jan. 23, 1914, in Cedar Vale, Kan., and died in Bakersfield, Calif., May 18, 2003. He moved from Kansas to Colorado with his parents, Stanley and Bertha Harns, at the age of 19. He married Thelma Wilson in Fountain, Colo., on Aug. 29, 1937. This union produced six children. The family moved to Pueblo, Colo., in 1946, where he and Thelma lived until August 2000 when they moved to Bakersfield, Calif. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma; sisters, Marguerite Cunningham and Neva Jeanne Peterson. He is survived by daughters, Alberta (Oscar) Procell, Bakersfield, Calif., Norma (Joseph) McGuire, Simi Valley, Calif., Judy (Dale) Horton and Charlotte Harns, both of Tulsa, Okla.; sons, Calvin Harns of Dallas, Texas, Donald Harns of Bakersfield, Calif. He is also survived by brother, Joseph Harns of Colorado Springs; and sister Jewel Chrisinger of Kalispell, Mont.; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Noel was a truck driver for Navajo Freight Lines and retired in December 1975. He was a member of Parkhill Christian Church while living in Pueblo. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Sister Sally Harness - News Journal - September 3, 2004 - Mansfield, OH - Sister Sally Harness, Sister of Charity, died Wednesday, August 25, 2004, at the age of 79, at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity, Mount Saint Joseph, Ohio. She is survived by sister and brothers, Barbara Herrnstein (John), Daniel R. Harness (Jane) and Robert L. Harness (Garnet), all of Chillicothe; sister, Virginia Marsh, of Seattle, WA; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by her parents, Margaret Smith and Daniel R. Harness, and sisters Sammy Perdue, Elizabeth Collins, Mary Bowman and Josephine Harness. Sr. Sally was a graduate of Chillicothe High School and the Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Cincinnati. She entered the Convent at Mount Saint Joseph in 1947, and celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 1997. During her career as an operating room nurse and IV supervisor, she was assigned to hospitals in Colorado Springs, CO, Pueblo, CO, Trinidad, CO, Santa Fe, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Good Samaritan Hospital, in Dayton, and Good Samaritan Hospital, in Cincinnati. Visitation was Tuesday, August 31, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at Motherhouse Chapel. Memorials contributions may be made to the Sisters of Charity Retirement Fund, 5900 Delhi Road, Mount St. Joseph, OH 45051.
Carrie Harney - Pueblo Chieftain - November 29, 1987 - Carrie Harney of Gardner, Nov. 27, 1987. Mother of Charles Benton Wright, Gardner, and Mary Alice (Harry) Schmidt. Durango. Sister of Mary Vassar, Glendora, Calif. Mother-in-law of Ruby Wright, Biloxi, Miss. Also survived by a granddaughter and three great-grandchildren of Durango, five step-grandchildren and several great-step-grandchildren and one great-great-step-grandchild in Texas and Mississippi, and several nieces and nephews. Service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Gardner Methodist Church, the Rev. Jeff Babb officiating. Interment, Upper Huerfano-Gardner Cemetery. The family prefers gifts to Huerfano County Hospital.
Fred Harnish - Pueblo Chieftain - March 3, 1987 - Fred Harnish, 91, passed away at a local nursing home, March 1, 1987. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Blanche N. Harnish, Pueblo; son, Walter Lee (Georgia) Harnish, Oklahoma City, Okla.; daughters, Mrs. Lenora Mae Edgar, Pueblo, and Mrs. Dorothy C. (George) Pulver, Denver. Also survived by his brother, Lee (Thelma) Harnish of Needles, Calif., as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Mrs. Roberta Mae Soper. Born Nov. 3, 1895, in Ozawkie, Kan. and had been a longtime Pueblo resident, retiring as chief clerk of the Pueblo County Courthouse. He also retired from the ministry and in the early 1960s he founded a community church in Aguilar. Member of the First Baptist Church and the Christian Challengers Club. Service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Rouch Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. David E. Horton officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Harnish, Julia Mae
Julia Mae Harnish - Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home September 2004 - Julia Mae Harnish, age, 78, died Sunday, September 26, 2004 in Trinidad, Colorado. She was born March 24, 1926, in Trinidad to Fred and Anne ( Diemer ) Griffith. She is survived by her husband Robert Harnish of Trinidad; sons Arnie ( Cherly ) Alishio of Golden, Colorado; Harve ( Debbie ) Harnish, Trinidad, Colorado; daughter Shilloy ( Russ ) Lowe, Lowell, Montana; brother Edwin Griffith, Alamogordo, New Mexico and sister Wilma Garlutzo, Denver, Colorado. Visitation will be Thursday September 30 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral mass will be held Friday October 1, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial with Rite of Committal will follow at Trinidad Catholic Cemetery. The family has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements.
Harns, Thelma Mae
Thelma Mae Harns - Pueblo Chieftain - August 18, 2002 - Thelma Mae Harns, was born July 9, 1919, and died in Bakersfield, Calif., Aug. 15, 2002. She was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., to the union of Morris and Charlotte Wilson. She lived with her parents, who farmed in Fountain, Colo. She married Noel Harns in Fountain, Colo., on Aug. 29, 1937. This union produced six children. The family moved to Pueblo, Colo., in 1946, where she lived until August 2000, when she and Noel moved to Bakersfield, Calif. She is survived by her husband, Noel; daughters, Alberta (Oscar) Procell, Bakersfield, Calif., Norma (Joseph) McGuire, Simi Valley, Calif., Judy (Dale) Horton and Charlotte Harnes of Tulsa, Okla.; sons, Calvin Harns, Arizona, and Donald Harns of Bakersfield, Calif. She has 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves two nephews, Melvin and Allen Wilson. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Melvin and Joseph Wilson; and sister, Grace Waddingham Wilson. Thelma was a member of Parkhill Christian Church, while living in Pueblo. Visitation, from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel followed by interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Esther Cerros Haro - Pueblo Chieftain - March 07, 2001 - Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. today, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rev. Robert Carden, celebrant. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. [Obituary listed as deHaro.]
Donald Harold Pueblo Chieftain May 1, 1916 The funeral of the late Donald Harold took place yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the McCarthy funeral chapel. The Rev. Thomas Casady conducted the services. Miss Charlotte Betts, accompanied by Mrs. L. Champion, sang Lead Kindly Light, Peace, Perfect Peace, and For All Thy Saints. The pall bearers were Owen Caffrey, J. C. Roy, C. H. Market, George Brown, T. R. Zeiger and A. S. Cuthbertson. The burial was in the family lot at Roselawn cemetery.
Harold, James Hedley
James Hedley Harold - Pueblo Daily Chieftain - March 15, 1891 - James Heddle [sic] Harold, the little son of Donald Harold, died last night about 10:30 o'clock, after a short illness with pneumonia. The funeral will be held at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon, from the family residence, 822 Fountain Street, East Pueblo. Friends are invited to attend without further notice. [Editor's Note: His tombstone says "Hedley Harold."]
Stanley Harold Pueblo Chieftain May 26, 1916 Stanley Harold Dies Former Pueblo Man is Victim of Appendicitis Father Died Recently Stanley Harold, son of the late Donald Harold of Pueblo, died yesterday with acute appendicitis and died before he could be operated upon, according to information that reached Pueblo yesterday. Harold was 30 years old and had made his home in California for the past three years. Previously he had been engaged in the marble and monument business with his father in Pueblo. The young man had many friends in this city, where he had lived practically all his life at the time of his departure. He was successful in a business venture in California and was highly esteemed there. He was a particularly energetic young business man. His father, a pioneer of Pueblo, died only recently. The body of the young man will be brought to Pueblo within the next few days and the funeral announcements will be made later. Pueblo Chieftain May 29, 1916 The body of Stanley Harold, who died in San Francisco last Thursday will arrive in Pueblo this afternoon. The body will be removed to the McCarthy parlors and the funeral will take place from the McCarthy funeral chapel tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Services will be conducted by Rev. Thomas Casady, rector of the church of the Ascension. Interment will be in the Harold lot in Roselawn by automobiles.
Harp, Wanda Louise
Wanda Louise Harp - Pueblo Newspaper - May 9, 1951 - Crash Killed Two, Injured One - Two persons are dead and a third is seriously injured as a result of a one-car accident on U. S. highway 85-87 south of the city early Tuesday morning. Miss Wanda Louise Harp, 18, of 1300 Damson was killed instantly, and Vernon Kenneth Oliver, 22, of 217 W. 12th, died about two hours after the accident. Both received skull fractures. Grady Hill Lewis Jr., 26, of 824 Glendale, driver of the car, is in serious condition at Corwin hospital. He was still unconscious last night as the result of a skull fracture. The accident occurred about 1 a.m. when the car apparently going north at a high rate of speed, went out of control on a curve near Minnequa club, swerved into a ditch, overturned and smashed down a power pole, the state highway patrol reported. Miss Harp, who was employed as a waitress at the Pueblo Golf and Country club is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Archie T. Harp, 1300 Damson; brothers, Troy, Gary, and LeRoy and sisters Donna and Shawna, all of the home, another brother, Eugene Harp, Los Angeles, Calif.; and a sister, Arlene White, 1730 E. 16th. Miss Harp moved to Pueblo with her family from Oklahoma 11 years ago. Mr. Oliver was born in Pueblo, attended Centennial high school before enlisting in the army, where he served three years, part of the time on Okinawa. Since his discharge he has been working as a checker at the Safeway store at Northern and Lake. He is survived by his father, Elmer E. Oliver, owner of the Wildwood Fuel Co., 110 S. Oneida, his mother, Mrs. Joseph Wolfenborger of Pueblo; three brothers, James W. and Loren E. Oliver of Pueblo; and Stanley L. Oliver, serving with the U. S. army in Korea. Lewis, who is employed at the Colorado Fuel & Iron Corp., moved to Pueblo a few months ago from Kannapolis, N.C. The automobile which he was driving had been rented at 6:50 p.m. Monday from the ABC Auto & Truck Rental Co., 212 N. Santa Fe. When he rented the car, however, he gave the name John Langley Hurst. Lewis had a driver's license and other identification papers made out to Hurst when he rented the car, according to R. C. Henning, rental company owner. At the time of the accident, Lewis was carrying a traffic ticket for driving without a Colorado driver's license made out at 9:45 p.m. Monday, according to Sheriff John Krutka. The only license he carried was one made out to the name John L. Hurst. Other investigating officers were Sgt. G. R. Lockett, Jesse H. Sawyer and Edward A. Ohlson of the state patrol, T. V. Keenan, of the district attorney's staff, and Raymond T. McCarthy, deputy coroner. Fire department first aid men also assisted.
Harpel, Gloria Faye
Gloria Faye Harpel - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 1987 - Gloria Faye Harpel born in Big Lake, Texas, July 19, 1928, passed away July 12, 1987, after a short illness. Mrs. Harpel was a longtime Pueblo resident. She is survived by her husband, Charles O. Harpel; one daughter, Joanie (Jim) Goolsby with grandchildren, Bill, Heather and Timothy of Colorado Springs; three sons, Dick (Bonnie) Burchett with grandchildren, Serena and Sara of Jacksonville, Ark.; Gary (Lynn) Harpel with grandchildren, Meghan, Tyler and Katie of Tempe, Ariz.; Greg (Nancy) Harpel with grandson, Ben of Denver. Survived also by her father and mother, Robert and Julia Stubblefield of Avondale; one sister, Wanda (John) Stout, and one brother, Arlo (June) Beamon, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Harpel was employed in the main offices of CF&I Steel Corp. for the past 33 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star, National Campers and Hikers Club and several square dance clubs. Visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Imperial Funeral Home. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family members may be contacted at the family home at 3216 Northridge Drive.
Harpel, William Jack
William Jack Harpel - Pueblo Chieftain - September 26, 2003 - William Jack Harpel , lost his battle to leukemia on September 23, 2003. Bill was born Nov. 12, 1962. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Linda, daughters, Claire Harpel and Rebecca McIntyre. Also survived by his mother and step-father, Rose and Richard Baker, sister, Patty (Wade) Smith, nieces, Stacey and Lindsay and nephew Corey, all of Fowler, grandfather Albert Jacklovich of Pueblo and in-laws Jean and Kenneth Penn. Predeceased by father, Richard Harpel and grandmother, Katherine Jacklovich. Bill was employed at the Target Distribution Center as a Warehouseman. He was very much involved with the Impossible Players, having served as President for 2 terms, and was recently presented The Lifetime Service Award of 2003. He was a very devoted husband and father, always willing to help anyone. He will be missed deeply by his family and a host of friends. A memorial service will be held at Imperial Memorial Gardens on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. Contributions may be made through Imperial Funeral Home to the Sangre De Cristo Hospice or the Impossible Players Fund in memory of Bill.
Harper, Arthur W.
Arthur W. Harper - Pueblo Chieftain - June 26, 2001 - Arthur W. Harper went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 23, 2001. He was born on Nov. 3, 1934, in Neosho, Mo., to John Monroe Harper and Mabel Rebecca (nee Cox) Harper. He spent approximately 10 years of his life in Missouri before moving to Pueblo. He is survived by his wife and friend of 41 years, Regina L. (nee Byrd) Harper, of the family home; sons, Sid Harper of Tempe, Ariz., and Gregory W. Harper of Joplin, Mo.; daughter, Dianne (nee Harper) Petkoff of Pueblo; grandchildren, Angela Dawn Harper Frazier, Kiel Robert Petkoff, Kari Ryan Petkoff and Patty Jo Stone, all of Pueblo, and Garrett Wayne Harper of Joplin, Mo.; his "adopted by love" grandchildren, Steven Wayne Stone, Alasha Mae Stone, Desiree and Taylor Frazier, all of Pueblo, and Brittney Eden of Joplin, Mo.; and his beloved daughters-in-law, Tammy Stone and Lisa (Brent) Frazier, both of Pueblo, and Shannon Harper of Joplin, Mo. Mr. Harper is also survived by close friends, Bill Thornton, Mike Aguero, Bud Colletti and Phyllis Perry (Secretary), all of Pueblo; sisters and their families, Bobbie (Larry) Troope and Shirley Jean (Ronnie) Stergeons of Carthage, Mo.; brother, John (Patricia) Taylor of Carl Junction, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Mr. Harper served in the 11th Army Airborne Division as a paratrooper from 1954 to 1958. He returned to work at American Packing until 1961. He went to long haul trucking. Mr. Harper's heart was in truck driving, he loved to travel over the road. He drove for H.J. Jeffries until 1970 then he went to work for Alan Metchek Trucking out of Sterling, Colo., then in 1973, he and his wife took Mrs. Harper's parents' family business over and have operated Harper's Septic Tank and Sewer Service to the present. In 1981, Mr. Harper also started "AAA Portable Jons" which was sold to "Pueblo Disposal" in 1999. Mr. Harper is preceded in death by his mother and father; sisters, Betty Ann (Dale) Howell of Carthage, Mo., and Mary Ellen (Art) Hathaway of Neosho, Mo.; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Vaughn R. Byrd and Ada L. Byrd of Pueblo. Mr. Harper will lie in state from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2001, at Pueblo Christian Center, 1605 S. Pueblo Blvd., with Pastors Gregg Slaughter and Richard Emerson officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gideon's through the funeral home.
Bud Harper - Pueblo Chieftain - April 23, 1986 - Bud Harper, 60, died unexpectedly on April 21, 1986. Survived by wife, Virginia Narvelle Harper; sons, Bruce L. (Carol) Harper of Avon; and Richard C. Harper of Craig; daughters, Karen (Robert) Pharis of Buena Vista; and Jannelle (Chet) Kelley of Delta; brother, Eugene B. Harper of Shongaloo, La.; sisters, Lois (Guy) Martin of Plain Dealing, La.; and LaVera (Archie) Shinn of Converse, La. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Harper was born on Aug. 20, 1925, in Hortman, La.; and lived in Craig, Colo., before moving to Pueblo four years ago. He was an avid ham radio operator and loved to fish. Visitation hours from 2 to 8 p.m. today, and 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Imperial Funeral Home. Family will receive friends and relatives for Thursday's visitation. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Last Sup-per Garden, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Harper, Crosby S.
Crosby S. "Buzz" Harper - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 1989 - Crosby S. "Buzz" Harper, died at home May 18, 1989, at the age of 75. Mr. Harper was born in Gove County, Kan., Sept. 29, 1913, to Alden and Maggie Harper. He moved with his parents to Holly, Colo., in 1929, where he attended four years of high school. He and his brother farmed north of Holly and at that time he married Evamae Glover on June 6, 1934, in Tribune, Kan. In 1935, Richard Harper was born and in 1937 Jerry Harper was born. The family moved to Pueblo in 1947 where he was employed by CF&I in the 25-inch mill. Mr. Harper retired in October 1975. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ted and Clell Harper; and sisters, Goldie Norton, Rubie Bland, and Fern Wooters. He leaves to mourn him his wife, Evamae; son, Jerry; and grandson, Richard Harper II, all of the family home; son Richard (Beverly) Harper, Pueblo; sister-in-law, Helen Harper; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services, Holly Cemetery, Holly, Colo., Monday, 2 p.m. Mr. Harper will lie in state today and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice direct or through the funeral home office. The family may be contacted at 2416 N. Main.
Harper, Doris H.
Doris H. Harper - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 2003 - Doris H. Harper, 91, born July 24, 1911, passed away March 13, 2003. Preceded in death by her husbands, Dile Lawrence and Elbert Harper; son, Warren Lawrence; great-grandson, Aaron Lawrence; brothers and sisters, Grace Kidder, Grant, Lloyd, Virgil and Don McGinnis and Hazel Stansbury. Survived by daughter-in-law, Sally Lawrence; grandchildren, Susan (Jim) Beck, Tami (John) Butler, Warren (Diane) Lawrence, Aaron (Teri) Lawrence; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Reis; and numerous nieces and nephews. Doris loved Colorado, and the outdoors, fishing, camping and gardening. She was an avid Denver Broncos fan. She will be greatly missed. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, George McCarthy Historic Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society through the funeral home office.
Mr. Harper - Walsenburg World - November 21, 1901 - Bad Accident - A serious accident occurred at Bowen last evening that resulted in the death of a colored man named Harper and the probable fatal injury of an old gentleman named James Miller, a miner. The accident occurred on the 1,800 foot tramway. Miller was walking down the tram and was near the bottom when he was struck by a car that had gotten away from its moorings above. Harper _______ when it struck the bottom. Mr. Miller is at the hospital suffering from injuries which it is thought will prove fatal. His right leg was cut off, his left arm broken and skull fractured. He is 56 years of age and was living with a son at Bowen. His wife is in Illinois. We could learn nothing about Harper except that he was employed at the mine. The accident was caused by the breaking of a rope which held the cars before they were started down the tramway, which is very steep, a 56 percent grade. The coroner will investigate who was responsible. Trinidad Advertiser.
Harper, S. E.
S. E. "Beck" Harper - Pueblo Chieftain - December 11, 1987 - S. E, "Beck" Harper, Dec. 9, 1987. Husband of Midge Harper. Father of Becky (Bob) Denman, Pueblo; Ken Harper, Vail, Colo.; and Debbie (Mike) Danielson, Englewood; Colo. Grandfather of Stacy, Kimberly and Kristi Denman; Brian and Jeffrey Wheeler; and Jeff and Ted Danielson. Survived also by two brothers, two sisters and numerous nieces and nephew. Mr. Harper moved to Pueblo in 1950 and owned and operated the Harper Construction Co. He later served as manager of Pueblo Manor Nursing Home, then owned and operated Harper Fabrics. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and former member of the Minnequa Rotary Club. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial service, 2 p.m., Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, will be conducted by Dr. John M. Ross. Please omit flowers. Those who wish are asked to send memorials to the American Lung Association in memory of Mr. Harper in care of the funeral home office.
David Harr Mancos Times-Tribune February 22, 1918 David Harr and Sec. Gonzales were killed in an impromptu duel at Walsenburg.
Harr, Margaret J.
Margaret J. Harr - Pueblo Chieftain - December 30, 2001 - Margaret J. Harr, 70, a lifetime Pueblo resident passed away Dec. 27, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. She is preceded in death by her parents, William A. Harr Sr. and Clara M. (White) Harr. Also preceded by four siblings. Survived by brother, William (Faye) A. Harr Jr. of Denver and 18 nieces and nephews. Margaret was born March 16, 1931. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church. Memorial Mass, Monday, 11 a.m., at St. Francis Xavier Church.
William Harr Bayfield Blade April 6, 1917 William Harr, oldest engineer on the Santa Fe railroad and well known in Denver, died in Los Angeles, Cal. He was 70 years old. It is said he pulled the first Santa Fe railroad train into Pueblo.
Harre, Adolph D.
Adolph D. Harre - Pueblo Chieftain - November 07, 1999 - Adolph D. Harre, 95, passed away Nov. 5, 1999. He is survived by his sons, Adolph D. (Wanda) Harre Jr., Marshalltown, Iowa, Wayne (Norma) Harre, Pueblo; daughters, Jean (Sam) Reese, Karen (Rudy) Eskra, Lola (Ross) Oliver of Pueblo; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Elmer Harre, Marshalltown, Iowa. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Pastor Cliff Snyder of the Worldwide Church of God officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Harre, Mary A.
Mary A. Harre - Pueblo Chieftain - May 19, 1987 - Mary A. Harre, Pueblo resident for 30 years, passed away May 17, 1987. Mrs. Harre was a member of the World Wide Church of God. Mrs. Harre was preceded in death by two sisters. Survivors include her husband, Adolph Harre of the family home; two sons, Adolph (Wanda) Harre Jr. of Marshalltown, Iowa; and 0. Wayne (Norma L.) Harre of Pueblo; three daughters, Jean (Sam) Reese, Karen Harre and Lola (Ross) Oliver, all of Pueblo. Survived also by 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, in the Adrian Comer Garden Chapel with Pastor David Carley of the World Wide Church of God officiating. Interment will be in Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers. Those who wish may make donations to the World Wide Church of God Building Fund, P.O. Box 111, Pasadena, Calif., 91123. The family may be contacted at 1720 N. Elizabeth.
Harrell, Sylvia I.
Sylvia I. Harrell - Pueblo Chieftain - February 05, 1986 - Mrs. Sylvia I. Harrell died at her residence Feb. 3, 1986. Survived by her daughters, Mary A. Bryant of the family home, and Jo Ellen Jenkinson, Arkansas, and three grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Clyde D. Harrell, in 1974; son, James C. Harrell, in 1974, and son, Robert Reed Harrell, in 1944. Member of Central Christian Church. She was born on Jan. 13, 1899, in Wakefield, Kan., and had been a longtime Pueblo resident. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Central Christian Church with the Rev. Mark W. Pumphrey officiating, followed by private interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Her family respectfully requests the omission of flowers and suggests that memorials be made to the Animal Welfare, c/o Wells Mc Connell, 21 MacAlester, Pueblo, 81001, or to a charity of their choice.
Harrell, Thomas Marshall
Thomas Marshall Harrell - Pueblo Chieftain - April 01, 2000 - Thomas Marshall Harrell, 87, died March 29, 2000. Survived by wife, Delma, of Fowler Health Care Center; one son, Donald (Karen) Harrell of Kemp, Texas; daughters, Mickie (Raymond) Herrick of Pueblo and Audry (Marvin) Fannin of Village Mills, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. Services, 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 3, at First Baptist Church in Tool, Texas. Burial, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Cemetery in Big Spring, Texas.
Harrell, Verlin J.
Verlin J. Harrell - Pueblo Chieftain - May 22, 2001 - Verlin J. Harrell of Colorado Springs passed away May 22, 2001. Cremation. No services.
Harriman, Clark Charles
Clark Charles Harriman - Pueblo Chieftain - December 01, 2003 - Clark Charles Harriman, 83, longtime Fowler rancher and resident, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, in Fowler Health Care Center. Affiliated with Arnold-Harriman Ranch from age 4 until 1983. Owner of Mustang Ranch, 1973 to 1981. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Cottonwood Links, Danish Brotherhood, Colorado Cattleman's Association, Colorado Feeders Association, and former board member of Soil Conservation. Survived by wife, Carolyn of the home; sons, Tom (Lynda) Harriman of Stillwater, Okla., Jim (Carol) Harriman of Fowler; and daughter, Donna (Ben) Barr of Peyton, Colo., one sister, Alice Bell Higgs of Fowler; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Frank in 1969; and one brother, Edwin Harriman; and one sister, Lillie Dell Christensen. Memorial service, 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fowler. Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.
Mrs. Delia Harriman - Huerfano World - November 20, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1922: Died, Mrs. Delia Harriman, a pioneer of Walsenburg. She settled with her family near Denver in 1869. She is the mother of Mrs. J.B. Farr and Charles Harriman, both of Walsenburg.
John Harriman Haswell Herald August 24, 1916 John Harriman, 41, a railway conductor, was killed in an auto accident at Pueblo.
Kathleen Katie Harriman - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 2003 - Kathleen Katie Harriman, 90, passed away quietly at home in the Pavilion at Villa Pueblo on May 7, 2003. Katie was born in Grayville, Ill., in 1912 and grew up in Winslow, Ind. Around 1935, Katie and a girlfriend took a bus trip to California, where she met and married a sailor named Bob Harriman, a year or so later. Throughout her life, Katie was devoted to the teaching of preschool children in her church, and even taught at a private school for mentally retarded children. Later in life, she chose to live in the Villa Pueblo Towers, and spent many happy years there. She was one of the very few long-term residents at the Villa. Katie is survived by her two children, Randy and Lenore; four grandchildren, Katie, Rob, Jenny, and Erik; and six great-grandchildren. She will also be remembered warmly by many friends in the Pueblo community. Randy and Lenore would like to express their deep appreciation to all of their mother's friends and helpers over the past 28 years, especially her physician, Dr. Janice Kulik; and the staff at the Villa, whose contributions to her quality of life were so positive and important. Special thanks to Chaplain Ray Hawkins; and social worker Michael Ferguson for their help with all the final arrangements. A memorial service will be held in Katie's honor at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2003, at the Meditation Room at the Pavilion at Villa Pueblo, 855 Hunter Drive.
Harriman, Malcolm O.
Malcolm O. Harriman - Pueblo Chieftain - January 11, 1987 - Malcolm O. Harriman was born July 27, 1901, in Walsenburg and passed away Jan. 8, 1987, in Pueblo. Husband of Ethel Harriman of the family home. Beloved father of Raymond (Geri) Harriman of Walsenburg; and Ronald (Irene) Harriman of Pueblo. Grandfather of Ray (Debbie) Harriman of Cortez; Ronetta (Michael) Falletta, Mike Harriman, Mark Harriman of Pueblo; and David (Josie) Harriman of Walsenburg. Great-grandfather of Ashley, Samantha, and Gregg Harriman. Brother-in-law of Mrs. Rose Marie Biggi, Mr. and Mrs. George Hauser, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hauser, Charles Dinisi, Helen Harriman, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Chanick and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chanick. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Harriman retired from Top of the Town Restaurant in 1975, after 50 years in his profession as a waiter. Services, 10 a.m. Monday, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11.
Harriman, May L.
May L. Harriman - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 1986 - May L. Harriman, formerly of Walsenburg, April 12, 1986. Wife of Rufus P. Harriman, who passed away Jan. 28, 1972. Mother of Delmar (Edith) Harriman, Fort Collins; Lorraine Madle, Golden; Opal (Sam) Barbari, Lakewood; Pearl Rogers, Walsenburg; Margaret (Martin) Videtich, Arvada; Rufus (Phyllis) Harriman, California; and Richard (Beverly) Harriman, Pueblo. Sister-in-law of Florence Abercrombie, California; and Malcolm (Ethel) Harriman, Pueblo. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of nine. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Service, 2 p.m. Monday, Boies Memorial Chapel, conducted by the Rev. William S. Flanery, pastor of United Church of Walsenburg. Interment, Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg.
Catherine Drabek Harrington - Pueblo Chieftain - January 19, 1995 - Catherine Drabek Harrington passed away Jan. 16, 1995, in Canon City. Survived by daughters, Janity Millsap and Denise (Ben) Sanchez; four grandchildren, Michelle (Rick) Scheuring, Michael Millsap and Sandi and Benjie Sanchez; and great-grandson, Joshua Millsap. Memorial Mass, 9 a.m. Thursday Feb. 2, 1995, Community Care Center, Canon City. In lieu of food or flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or charity of their choice. The family wishes to thank Dr. Vincent and the staff of Community Care Center for their love and care of Catherine.
Harrington, James H.
James H. Harrington - Pueblo Chieftain - November 19, 1986 - James H. Harrington, 78, passed away Nov. 17, 1986, at Presbyterian Hospital in Denver. Services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Lamar. Interment, Fairmount Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church in Lamar and/or the American Cancer Society.
Harrington, Shirley Jo
Shirley Jo Harrington - Pueblo Chieftain - February 22, 2006 - Shirley Jo Harrington, born Dec. 29, 1943. Passed away Feb. 20, 2006. Preceded in death by her father, Leslie Finley. She leaves to cherish her loving memory her husband of 44 years, Barney; daughters, Cindy (Don) Raiolo, Cathy (Dan) Leasure, Chari Harrington; grandchildren, Zeke Torres, Shelby Elliott, Amanda Leasure, Samantha Leasure, Nathan Leasure; her mother, Helen Finley; sister, Kathy Russell; father and mother-in-law, Eugene and Marge Harrington; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Don Stirvell, Herb and Vern Harrington; and the many special friends in her life. Viewing, 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.; Services, 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 8610 Scarbrough Dr., Colorado Springs. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
Harris, Adina Ellen
Adina Ellen Harris - Durango Herald December 16, 2003 - Adina Ellen Harris died Saturday, January 25, 2003, in Walsenburg. She was 75. Mrs. Harris was born May 23, 1947, in Demonia, Texas, the daughter of Joseph and Emma Kirk. She married Richard L. "Dick" Harris on Jan. 30, 1946, in Clovis, N.M. They moved to Allison in 1947 to an 80-acre farm. On March 21, 1951, their first child, Ronald Wayne, was born. In August 1951, the Harris family moved to Forest, N.M. In 1954, they moved back to Colorado to live in Arboles. On March 19, 1956, their second child, Diane Kay, was born. The family moved to Ignacio in 1960, and in 1963 bought a 160-acre ranch. The family moved to La Veta in 1989. Mrs. Harris was a farmer, rancher and gardener. At each of her homes, she kept flower and vegetable gardens. Mrs. Harris also enjoyed baking and cake decorating, especially for birthday, holiday or wedding celebrations. She enjoyed crafts and molding ceramics. She enjoyed fishing. She often played practical jokes. She is survived by her husband, Richard L. Harris of La Veta; a son, Ronald W. Harris of Ignacio; a daughter, Diane K. Harris Keeling of La Veta; four grandchildren, Jeanie Ellen Borrego of La Veta, Joshua C. Keeling of Hutchinson, Kan., Robert W. Harris of Bayfield and Danny B. Harris of Durango; a sister, Grace Messenger of Gallup, N.M., four great-granddaughters; three sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bayfield Christian Church. Jack Brown will officiate. Burial will occur at Ignacio Cemetery-East in Ignacio. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Huerfano World - January 30, 2003 - Adina E. Harris, 76, of La Veta, died Jan. 25, 2003. Survived by husband, Richard (Dick) Harris, La Veta; son, Ron (Annette) Harris, Ignacio, CO; a daughter, Diane (Jon) Keeling, La Veta; a sister, Grace Messenger, Gallup, NM; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Memorial services to be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 30, 2003 at First Baptist Church, La Veta. Funeral services to be held at Bayfield Christian, Bayfield, CO, Feb. 1, 2003 at 10 a.m. Interment at Ignacio Cemetery, Ignacio, CO.
Harris, Alfred Edward
Alfred Edward Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - July 24, 1997 - Alfred Edward Harris, 86, of Seattle, Wash., formerly of Fowler, died July 5. Service of Committal, 1 p.m. Friday at the Fowler Cemetery.
Harris, Billie E.
Billie E. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - March 16, 2001 - Age 81, of Pueblo, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2001. Born June 2, 1919, in Hereford, Texas, the oldest of nine children. Billie retired from Parkview hospital after 29 years of dedicated service. She was a member of the Pueblo Mennonite Church for more than 50 years and was active in the Mennonite Woman's Organization. She also served as a volunteer for the Co-op, Soup Kitchen and Family Services. She loved helping others and was known to have donated more than 500 quilts to the needy; she also donated doll quilts to the Salvation Army. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Roy A. Harris; children, Imogene (Stanley) Carlisle, Hesston, Kan., Doug (Linda) Harris, Golden, Colo., Dorothy (Darroll) Troyer and Bobbie (Warren) Lakes, all of Pueblo; 12 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; as well as numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday from 1:30 until 5 p.m., the family will be present to receive friends and family from 1:30 until 3 p.m. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Harris, Catherine S.
Catherine S. Harris - Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph - November 18, 1975 - Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephens Chapel in the Grace Episcopal Church for Mrs. Catherine S. Harris, 64, who died Sunday at a local nursing home. The Rev. Robert Thompson will officiate. Mrs. Harris formerly lived at 2001 Mid Road and was a former employe of the El Paso County Treasurer's Office. She was born July 29, 1911, in New Orleans, La. She had lived in Colorado Springs since 1913 and was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Ward of Pueblo; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Simon and Mrs. Mary S. Walton, both of Colorado Springs; one brother, James G. Sargent of Houston, Tex.; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. The Swan Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Harris, Cecil C.
Cecil C. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 2003 - Cecil C. Harris, 91, went to meet Sally, his beloved wife, in heaven on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2003. He moved to Colorado where he farmed and then worked at CF&I in the Tube Mill. Cecil was married to Sally for 60 years, who preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish his memory, his children, Donald Pfiefer, Bob Harris, Cecil (Judy) Harris, Jim (Sheryle) Harris; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please visit Cecil's memorial at www.mem.com
Harris, Celestine J.
Celestine J. "Sally" Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - December 16, 1998 - Celestine J. "Sally" Harris, 80, longtime Pueblo resident until moving to Eads, Colo., in 1994, passed away Dec. 14, 1998. Survived by husband, Cecil C. Harris, Eads, Colo.- four sons, Donald Pfeifer, Pueblo, Robert L. Harris and Cecil E. (Judy) Harris, both of Eads, Colo., and James A. (Sheryle) Harris, Fowler- brother, Edward A. Pfeifer- sister, Henrietta (Howard) Lunder, Pueblo- seven grandchildren- 11 great-grandchildren- one great-great-granddaughter- and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, St. Patrick Church. Interment, Roselawn. Family may be contacted by phone at 564-1479.
Clara Harris - Huerfano World - September 26, 1991 -This Week in La Veta History - 1910: Aaron Harris' little daughter Clara died of burns she received when their house burned down. [Editor's Note: Infant Harris passed away February 19, 1910. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, February 24, 1910 and March 3, 1910, Page 1.]
Clara Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - January 23, 2005 - Clara Harris was born July 4, 1910, in Mound Bayou, Miss. She was the fourth of five children born to William and Mamie Clemons. At a young age the family moved to Pueblo, where she spent the rest of her life, with an exception of a short stay in St. Louis, Mo., to care for her older married sister, Corlean Taylor. When she, herself, had a change in health, Clara moved to Riverside, Calif., during the summer of 2000 to be with her sister, Lulamae and her family. Clara was a longtime and faithful member of Eighth Street Missionary Baptist Church and served in many capacities before moving her membership to Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was an active member of the Pueblo Branch NAACP. She enjoyed attending the annual national NAACP conventions, as she loved to travel. One of her most memorable trips was to the Holy Land and visiting the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Clara was preceded in death by both parents; her sister, Corlean; brothers, George and Lawrence Clemons; and husband, James Harris. She leaves precious and lingering memories in the hearts and minds of her sister, Lulamae Clemons McClanahan; nephew, Frank McClanahan III, and his wife, Helen Dorothy McClanahan of Riverside, Calif.; brother-in-law, Elmer Harris of Kansas City, Mo.; niece, Jerline Lambert-Mister of Chicago, Ill.; grand-niece, Virginia Lambert-Barber of Chicago, Ill.; nephew, Henry Harvey, St. Louis, Mo.; nieces, Kay Thomas of Pueblo; Helen Martin and Sharon Smith of Los Angeles, Calif.; grand-nephews, Frank IV, Kevin, Todd and Cory McClanahan of Riverside, Calif.; and a host of loving relatives and friends. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, Angelus Chapel, conducted by Dr. Lulamae Clemons. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. The Clemons McClanahan Harris family will receive friends at the Marriott of Pueblo following the burial rites.
Harris, Clarence H.
Clarence H. Harris - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - June 23, 1916 - Pueblo Elks' Club Secretary Dead - Pueblo - Clarence H. Harris, 62, widely known secretary of the local Elks' Club, died at Texarkana, Texas.
Harris, D. W.
D. W. Harris Pueblo Chieftain December 20, 1907 Died Sunday, December 15, 1907, at his home, Almena, Kas., Rev. D. W. Harris, aged 77 years, formerly of this city. The funeral was held there.
Harris, Daisy M.
Daisy M. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - October 18, 2002 - Daisy M. Harris, 87, passed away Oct. 17, 2002. As per her request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
Harris, Donna M.
Donna M. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - May 28, 2006 - Donna M. Harris, 57. Survived by her son, Gabriel Lingo, stationed in Germany; and brother, Ron Harris of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. No viewing or service. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
Harris, Dorothy I.
Dorothy I. Harris - Huerfano World February 14, 2002 - Dorothy I. Harris, 86, of Walsenburg, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Mrs. Harris was born on May 24, 1915 in Altamont, MO, to Clarence L. and Ida E. Ketcham Wallace. She went to school in Altamont until moving to Trenton, MO, where she finished school. She married Jack Herin on April 3, 1938. In August of 1939, he died from a lightning strike. She married Kenneth Harris on Feb. 5, 1944. They lived in MiII City, OR, from 1947 to 1955, where he worked construction and she worked at a bank. In 1955, they moved to Englewood, CA, where he worked in construction and she worked in aircraft. Mr. Harris died on Jan. 28, 1965. After his death, she moved back to Trenton, MO, where she worked at the hotel and later worked as a secretary for a mortuary from 1972 to 1984. In 1990, she moved to Colorado to be near her niece, Frances and the late Tom Elley. She enjoyed their children, as she had none of her own. Mrs. Harris is survived by a brother, Ralph Wallace, Fort Collins; six nephews; a niece and her nearest niece, Frances Elley and family; numerous friends and neighbors. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday at the Boies-Ortega Memorial Chapel. Interment, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the American Cancer Society.
Edward Harris Pueblo Colorado Weekly Chieftain May 18, 1876 Murder of a Deputy Sheriff The La Plata Miner gives the following account of the murder of Edward Harris, deputy sheriff of La Plata county, on Sunday morning, April 23d: It appears some trouble existed about a water ditch, between a person by the name of Lamb, and the Lambert family, composed of father and three sons, who were formerly residents of Silverton. A warrant was issued by the local magistrate, upon the complaint of Lamb, for the arrest of Louis Lambert, and was placed in the hands of Sheriff Harris, who attempted to make the arrest, but was forcibly resisted and threatened by Louis. He then summoned a posse comitatus of fifty-eight men, who surrounded the Lambert house by daylight on Sunday, April 23d, and Sheriff Harris, advancing toward the house, called on Louis to surrender. Receiving no reply he repeated the demand, upon which a shot was fired through an aperture in the house, from a rifle, the bullet taking effect in Sheriff Harris' head, killing him instantly. The posse then kept up a brisk fire upon the house, under cover of which two of the number, Messrs. Sackett and Stibbins, recovered the body from where it had fallen, and in doing so were shot at three times from the house, and received close calls each time. After removing the body the posse withdrew for consultation, during which time Hugh Lambert, the father and two of the sons, Louis and Richard, ran out of the house and escaped, a number of shots being fired after them without effect. Riley, the youngest of the Lambert boys, was placed under arrest, but no charges being preferred against him, was discharged. Deputy Sheriff Harris was a single man, about thirty-eight years old, and hails from Rhode Island.
Harris, Edward J.
Edward J. (Ed) Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - September 14, 1999 - Edward J. (Ed) Harris passed away Sept. 12, 1999, at Parkview Hospital after an extended illness. He was born in Aguilar, Colo., Nov. 2, 1920, to Joe and Elnora Harris. He was raised and lived in Lafayette and Boulder, Colo. He spent four years in the service during World War II and was stationed in India. He returned to Trinidad, Colo., to live with his mother, Uncle Gus and brother Bill Harris. He met Julia Cristoforetti there and they were married Feb. 20, 1947. In 1950, he began employment with Colorado Interstate Gas and retired Feb. 1985, after 35 years of service. After retirement, he spent his days working and golfing at Walking Stick Golf Course with his many friends. He also loved the mountains and loved to fish and hunt. Preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Elnora Harris; stepfather, Marc Reynolds; brothers, Buck and Bill Harris; uncles, Joe and Gus Sippie. He is survived by his wife of 52 years; one daughter, Elaine (Denny) Bacon; one son, Dan (Cathy) Harris; and five grandchildren, Joe, Chad, Ryan (Melissa) and Stacy. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel, inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery with reception immediately following at the Adrian Comer reception hall. In lieu of food and flowers, family requests donations be made to Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, 13400 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, Ariz., 85259.
Ella Harris Hugo Range Ledger September 26, 1914 Woman Hangs Self in Jail Ordway Mrs. Ella Harris of Sugar City hanged herself in the county jail here. She is believed to have been insane and had been placed in the jail for safe keeping. The woman used a noose which she had made from her shirtwaist. Mrs. Harris had been in Pueblo for a month for treatment, but had shown no improvement and was returned to Ordway. She is said to have made several attempts to jump from the moving train but was restrained by Sheriff Humiston.
Ellis "Bobby" Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - May 18, 1986 - Ellis "Bobby" Harris, May 15, 1986. Husband of Frances McAvoy Harris and stepfather of Margaret McAvoy. Grandfather of Rodney and Vickie McAvoy, Pueblo. Brother of Cecil Clark and Grace Watts, and brother-in-law of Grace Harris, all of North Carolina, as well as several nieces and nephews. A Pueblo resident the past 40 years. Mr. Harris was a veteran of service with the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the City Park Golf Association. He retired in 1978 from the Rod Mill at CF&I Steel Corp. after 37 years of employment with the steel manufacturer. Private family service and interment. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to the Cleo Wallace Center for Children in care of James Cole, Director, P.O. Box 345, Broomfield, Colo., 80020, or in care of the funeral home office.
Harris, Geraldine Elaine
Geraldine Elaine Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 2005 - Geraldine Elaine Harris, 68, passed away March 31, 2005. She was preceded in death by her son, David Allen Harris; and survived by her husband, Donald Neil Harris; sons, Don Harris, Pueblo, Michael Harris, Wisconsin, and Mark Harris, Texas; as well as her aunt, Frieda Hagen of Indiana. She also is survived by 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Geraldine was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Visitation will be 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday; both at the funeral home. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2005, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel, with internment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Harry Harris Pueblo Star Journal January 3, 1910 The funeral of Harry Harris was held from the McMahon & Collier chapel at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Interment was in Roselawn.
Harris, Harry Walter Jr.
Harry Walter "Walt" Harris Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 1998 - Harry Walter "Walt" Harris Jr., 84, of Pueblo, passed away Oct. 23, 1998. Survived by his wife of 64 years, Viola- sons, Tom (Joan) Harris, Donald Harris- sister, Maryanna Meade- grandchildren, Roe (Monica) Harris, Olen Harris- great-grandchildren, Jessica L. Harris, Todd R. Harris- and family friend, David Meyers. Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Charles. Walt worked for the Colorado Highway Department for 47 years retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Elks Lodge BPOE No. 90 and the Pueblo Rotary Club. Viewing, noon until 8 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Calvary Baptist Church in his memory. Graveside ritual by the Elks Lodge BPOE No. 90.
Harris, Homer B.
Homer B. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 1986 - Homer B. Harris, late of Pueblo, died, Oct. 25, 1986, at a local hospital. Survived by his sisters, Viola (Art) Lloyd, Renton, Wash.; Virginia A. Smith, San Francisco, Calif.; and Velma Anderson, Seattle, Wash. Life member of BPOE No. 90. Pueblo resident since 1935. Born in Altus, Okla., Aug. 25, 1905. Mr. Harris was a salesman for Midwest Steel. Preceded in death by his wife, Theta L. Harris, Feb. 12, 1953, and six brothers. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Roselawn Cemetery. Graveside service by Elks Lodge No. 90.
James Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - August 8, 2006 - James Harris, of Rocky Ford, Colo., passed away Saturday August 5, 2006. Preceded in death by his mother and father, Sally Harris and Cecil Harris, Sr. Survived by wife, Cheryl; son, JR; and daughter, Jennifer; three brothers, Cecil Harris Jr., Robert Harris of Eads, Colo., and Donald Pfeifer of Pueblo, Colo; and many other family members. No services will be held. Pay tribute to James Harris to Hospice in Rocky Ford.
Harris, Jo Lee
Jo Lee Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - February 16, 1999 - Jo Lee Harris, 25, of Ordway, died Feb. 13 at Parkview hospital, Pueblo. Services, 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at the Community Baptist Church in Crowley, Rev. David Almanzar officiating. Interment, Valley View Cemetery, Ordway.
Harris, John Kazis
John Kazis Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - June 13, 1976 - John Kazis Harris of 1123 E. Evans, died June 12, 1976. Husband of Mrs. Margaret Collette Harris. Stepfather of Mrs. Stella Gagliardi, Mrs. Frances Courtney and Mrs. Elaine Pusedu, all of Pueblo. Also survived by one sister in Greece and nine step-grandchildren. Member of St. John Greek Orthodox Parish. Mr. Harris retired from CF&I wire mill in 1960. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, McCarthy Almont Drawing Room, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. John Greek Orthodox Parish. Interment, Roselawn.
Joseph Harris - Rocky Mountain News July 9, 1911, Page 9, Sect. I Bob Harris at Pueblo, is charged with the murder of Chief of Police Craig of Rocky Ford, along with his father, Joseph Harris. His defense includes efforts to show that he was beaten and shot in the forehead before he shot the two officers. Claims defense can show the marshal's club was broken in two places.
Harris, Lewis C.
Lewis C. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 1965 - Lewis C. Harris, Aug. 24, 1965 - Father of Mrs. Wilmoth Crockett, with whom he formerly lived at 502 Lincoln, and Richard A. Harris, Denver. Grandfather of three; great grandfather of six. Pueblo County resident since 1886. First mayor of Rye, Colo. Serving many years. Oldest member of Pueblo Lodge 90 BPO Elks living in Pueblo. Life member of Pueblo Kiwanis Club. On local Draft Board 13 during World War II. Manager of Cucharas Irrigation Co. for many years. His wife, Mahala E. Harris, died in 1939. Arrangements later. Friends may contribute to the Elks Memorial Fund through the mortuary. Pueblo Chieftain - August 26, 1965 - Elk graveside services 10 a.m. Thursday at Roselawn, conducted by Pueblo Lodge 90, BPOE. Friends may contribute to the Elks Memorial Fund through the mortuary.
Harris, Lois T.
Lois T. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - May 17, 2001 - Lois T. Harris, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away May 16, 2001. Born Oct. 23, 1912, in Olathe, Colo., to William C. and Mary E. (Medcalf) Smith. Lois was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pueblo, where she was active in various church activities. Preceded in death by her husband, LaMont, in 1979. She is survived by her son, Terry (Donna) Harris; and daughter, Marilyn Dixon. Visitation at the funeral home on Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. Funeral services to be 10 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery, with a reception to follow at First Baptist Church.
Harris, Mahala E.
Mahala E. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - May 2, 1939 - Funeral services for Mrs. Mahala E. Harris, 66, wife of Lewis Harris, mayor of Rye, will be held at 2 p.m. today in the Davis mortuary chapel with Dr. Charles J. Wood, pastor of the First Presbyterian church in charge. Mrs. Harris, a life-time resident of Pueblo county, died Monday at a local hospital. She was a member of the Baptist church and the D. A. R. and Women's club at Rye. Mrs. Harris was the mother of Mrs. B. W. Crockett, 914 Carteret and of Richard Harris of Colorado Springs. A brother is W. A. Carpenter of Portland, Ore. A Sister is Mrs. David Wells, San Leandro, Calif. Two grandchildren survive. They are Lewis and Kenneth Harris. Pueblo Chieftain - May 2, 1939 - Mrs. Mahala E. Harris, at hospital Monday, May 1. Wife of Lewis Harris of the family home at Rye, Colo. Mother of Mrs. B. W. Crockett, 914 Carteret avenue; Richard Harris, Colorado Springs, Colo. Grandmother of Lewis and Kenneth Harris; sister of W. A. Carpenter, Portland, Ore, and Mrs. David Wells, San Leandro, Calif. Member of the Baptist church; D. A. R. and the Women's club at Rye. Services, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Davis mortuary chapel.
Harris, Mary Josephine
Mary Josephine Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - November 16, 2004 - Mary Josephine Harris, 73, passed away Nov. 13, 2004. Preceded in death by her husband, Rex Harris; father, John Incerto; mother, Dora Antinucci; and sister, Louise Stuggard. Survived by numerous nephews, nieces and cousins; one half-brother, Joseph Incerto; and two half-sisters, Roslyn Marquez and Donna Guerroro. Mary was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. She worked at Muggsy's Inn for many years. At her request, cremation with no services to be held. Inurnment at Roselawn Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of food and flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in Mary's memory.
Harris, Michael O.
Michael "Mike" O. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - February 23, 2005 - Michael "Mike" O. Harris, passed away on Monday, Feb. 21, 2005. Mike was born in Pueblo, Colo. on Oct. 23, 1946. He graduated from South High School in 1965 and earned his Baccalaureate degree in Business from the University of Southern Colorado in 1978. Between high school and college Mike spent four years in the Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller. Mike worked as an Engineer Technician for 30 years with Public Service of Colorado (Excel Energy). Mike enjoyed puttering around the house, keeping things in order and spending time with his dogs Peanut & Pepper. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his good friend Neil Latka. Mike will be remembered for his dry, witty sense of humor, his love of traveling to Mexico and his service to the community. He was an Ombudsman for Area Agency for Aging, taught Junior Achievement to Middle School students, as well as served his church. He is preceded in death by his parents Ulis & Verna Faye Carter Harris; Aunts Gin Harris & Viola Core. Survived by his loving Wife Darlene; his children, Ronald (Tracy), Gregory, Gary (Shirley) and Rachelle (James); stepdaughter, Denise (Deb) Brooks; Daughter in law, Holly Harris; grandchildren, Amanda, Brooklyn, Cody, Haylee, Weston, Nathan, Ayden Harris and Cayden Mazurek; step-grandchildren, David, Justin & Ashley; Siblings, Dale (Judy), Daniel (Cheryl) and Janet Harris; beloved brother of Karen de la Cruz and uncle to the de la Cruz children; Aunt Naomi Carter Brooks and cousin Larry (Bev) Carter; special friends, Bob & Janice Funk, Richard & Sharla Markus, Fred and Renee Kaufeld, David Van Dyke, and special Aunt Joan Barnes. There will be a memorial service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Located at 4720 Surfwood Lane in Pueblo on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005 at 11:00 a.m., with a luncheon to follow at the church. The Harris family would like to extend a special thank you to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their loving support. If desired, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care or American Cancer Society.
Mr. Harris - Yuma Pioneer - June 15, 1906 - At Pryor, a coal camp near Walsenburg, on the 9th instant, E. S. Laddener, a colored deputy sheriff, was shot and killed by another Negro, named Harris, because he had ordered the latter, together with a colored woman, out of a saloon. After Laddener had been shot twice and mortally wounded he drew his revolver and shot Harris five times, killing him on the spot.
Harris, Nellie Mae
Nellie Mae Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - September 08, 1986 - Mrs. Nellie Mae Harris of 1111 Bonforte Blvd., Sept. 6, 1986. Wife of Dr. H. E. Harris, who passed away March 26, 1979. Aunt of Archie Nell Bennett, Pueblo; Evelyn E. Arnold, Denver, and Bob Keplinger, Richland, Wash. Survived also by several great-nieces and nephews. Mrs. Harris had been a resident of Pueblo for the past 2 ½ years. Graveside service, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Crown Hall Cemetery, Denver, will be conducted by the Rev, William Obaugh. Please omit donations of food. Friends will be received at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Bennett, 13 Huntington Circle.
Richard Dick Harris - Huerfano Journal - May 8, 2008 - Richard Harris of La Veta, CO expired on May 2, 2008. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 9 at Ignacio Community Church, 405 Browning, in Ignacio, CO at 2 pm. Viewing will be at 1 pm, Pastor Randall Hanes officiating. Dick was born on June 21, 1925 in Amarillo, TX to Stanley Harris and Clara Ruth Schramm. He farmed, ranched and was a mechanic and Director of Transportation for Ignacio Schools for 23 years. Dick enjoyed fishing, repairing things and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was well known for his ability to fix anything and for his kindness and generosity to others. Dick is survived by his daughter, Diane (Jon) Keeling of La Veta; and a son Ron (Annette) Harris of Ignacio; three sisters, Ramona Darnell of Tucumcari, NM; Elda Gordon of Princeton, CA; and Mary Ella McCarter of Jal, NM; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Harris, Roy A.
Roy A. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - July 28, 2001 - Roy A. Harris, 87, of Pueblo, passed away on July 25, 2001. Born June 1, 1914, in McGregor, Texas. He retired from his own handyman business. Roy loved to work in his garden. He also enjoyed and will always be remembered for his sharing a wealth of past experiences and stories with his family and friends. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Billie E. Harris. Roy is survived by his children, Imogene (Stanley) Carlisle of Hesston, Kan., Doug (Linda) Harris of Golden, Colo., Dorothy (Darroll) Troyer and Bobbie (Warren) Lakes, all of Pueblo; 12 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; as well as numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m., the family will receive family and friends from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Harris, Stanley Grant
Stanley Grant Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 2004 - Stanley Grant Harris, DVM, Ph.D., 67, passed away March 2, 2004. Survived by his wife, Kathleen M. Harris, DVM, of the family home in Pueblo West; children, Laura Harris of Kentucky, Charlotte Harris of Arizona and Stephen Harris of Missouri; stepson, Hayden Cole of Fort Collins, Colo.; sister, Gracia (Robert) Harris-Lee of Hutchinson, Kan.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Gracie Harris; brothers, William Mansfield Harris and John Andrew Harris; and sister, Marcia Maude Friend. Grant was born April 2, 1936, in Wichita, Kan., and served his country as a captain in the U.S. Army. He was a graduate of Kansas State University and KSU School of Veterinary Medicine, where he was a member of the Farmhouse Fraternity. After earning his Ph.D. in veterinary medicine from Ohio State University, Grant returned to KSU to teach veterinary medicine. Member of AVMA, charter member of ACVIM in cardiology, past president of the Flagstaff, Ariz., Heart Association, member of Douglas, Kan., Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite, Pueblo Court No. 110 R.O.J., Al Kaly Shrine, Pueblo Shrine Club and Pueblo West Rotary Club. Visitation, 2 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2004, at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2561 Vinewood Lane. Funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Crates officiating. Interment will take place in Rosehill, Kan. Those who desire may make memorials to the American Heart Association through the funeral home.
Harris, Viola Mae
Viola Mae "Vi" Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - July 27, 2001 - Viola Mae "Vi" Harris, 87, of Pueblo, passed away July 24, 2001. Viola is survived by her sons, Tom (Joan) Harris, Donald Harris; sister, Emma Lou (Laurence) Allen; grandchildren, Roe (Monica) Harris, and Olen Harris; great-grandchildren, Jessica L. Harris and Todd R. Harris; and family friend, David Myers. She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, "Walt" Harris; her parents; and sister, Irene. Viola was a homemaker, and worked at Prairie Drug before retiring. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. today, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment will be at Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the charity of your choice in Viola's name.
Harris, Wilber R.
Wilber R. Harris - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 2002 - Wilber R. Harris, 90, passed away Sept. 28, 2002. Survived by his daughter, Marybelle Spears; grandchildren, Susan (Scott) Porter, Christal Newton and Debbie (James) Roberts, all of Rio Rancho, N.M.; five great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and nephew, Elbert Seal of San Diego, Calif. Preceded in death by his wife, Esther Harris on April 11, 1982; and sister, Ruby Seal. Wilber was born Oct. 2, 1911, in Sheldon, Mo., and was a longtime Pueblo resident. He retired from CF&I as a tube mill inspector after many years of service. He was a member and Past Master of the Ordway Masonic Lodge which merged with St. Johns Lodge No. 75, AF&AM in Rocky Ford and the Al Kaly Shrine. There will be no viewing. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Doug Cox officiating. Masonic service and interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Sugar City, Colo.
Harrison, Allen J.
Allen J. Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - October 17, 1999 - Allen J. Harrison, 45, passed away Oct. 13, 1999. Survived by children, Sean (Angela) Heather, Lisa, Cody; granddaughter, Darcy Harrison; parents, Claude and Peggy Harrison; brother, Ron (Carol) Engelbrecht. Preceded in death by his brother, Terry Donn Harrison. At his request cremation with no services. Imperial Crematory.
Harrison, Ann M.
Ann M. Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - April 08, 2006 - Ann M. Harrison, 61, passed away April 3, 2006, in Las Vegas, Nev. Ann was born Oct. 21, 1944, in Pustleben, Germany. She and her family immigrated to St. Joseph, Mo., in 1949. Ann was preceded in death by her daughter, Angie. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Bob Harrison; daughter, Tricia (Chip) Huddleston; parents, Ralph and Anita Garbowski of St. Joseph, Mo.; brothers, Richard Garbowski, Casey (Delia) Garbowski; sisters, Halina Garbowski and Felicia Isles; granddaughters, Taelor and Mckenzie Huddleston; numerous nephews, nieces and extended family. Recitation of the Rosary, 6 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2006, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2006, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Blanche Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - September 25, 1963 - Mrs. Blanche Harrison. To Boies Chapel, Walsenburg, Colo. for services and interment.
Harrison, Charles A.
Charles A. Harrison - The Huerfano Journal - March 12, 2009 - Charles A. Harrison, Edwards, CO passed away March 8th after a long courageous battle with a rare genetic disease. Chuck was born to Dwight A. Harrison and Delores Guldberg Harrison in Hampton, Iowa on July 22, 1952. He attended Hampton schools and graduated from Hampton High School in 1971. He attended Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado, receiving a business degree. After graduation, he joined his father in establishing the Panadero Ski Resort in Cuchara, Colorado and the Grandote Golf and Country Club in La Veta, Colorado, forming his own real estate company, Panadero Real Estate. Most recently he was a real estate broker in Vail and Beaver Creek, Colorado. He is survived by his wife, Leticia; daughters, Christina and Katie; father, Dwight and stepmother, Linda K. Phipps of Monument, CO; brothers John (Elana) of Tacoma, WA, Paul (Kim), Castle Rock, CO, Matt of Ft. Collins, CO; sisters, Teri Wright, Loveland, CO, Pam Beck (Bob), Carbondale, CO; nephews, Allen Harrison, Denver, CO, Tommy and Paul Allen Harrison, Castle Rock, CO, Lorenzo Belk, Council Bluffs, Iowa; and niece, Natalie Wright of Raleigh, NC. Chuck was preceded in death by his mother Delores and brother Tom. Services are pending. The family can be reached at P. O. Box 15559, Monument, CO 80132.
Claude Harrison - Wray Rattler - March 26, 1909 - While hunting near Pueblo on the 12th inst, Claude Harrison, the 15-year-old son of J. H. Harrison, was accidentally shot by Frank McColm and died two hours afterward as the result of exposure and the wound. The dead boy's father was in the hunting party.
Harrison, Claude Everett
Claude Everett Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - August 1983 - Claude Everett Harrison of La Veta, passed away Aug. 31, 1983, at Hildebrand Care Center, Canon City. Husband of Mrs. Lillian J. Harrison, La Veta; brother of Fenton Harrison, Humbolt, Ariz., step-father of Sonny Prator, Green River, Utah, and Mrs. Dorris Egan, Alamosa, and nephew of Mrs. Rae Phillips, Denver. Also survived by several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and nieces. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday, La Veta Cemetery, with the Rev. Mark Anderson officiating. In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions to the 4-H Club.
Delores Harrison - Huerfano World - December 22, 1994 - A memorial service for Delores A. Harrison was held at the PEO Chapter House in Colorado Springs Dec. 16, 1994. Mrs. Harrison died at her home Dec. 13, 1994. A homemaker, she was born Mar. 10, 1932, to R.P. "Boots" Guldberg and Margarite Anderson Guldberg and attended Hampton, IA, schools, graduating in 1950. She later attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. She married Dwight A. Harrison Aug. 10, 1950. Mrs. Harrison was a charter member of her PEO Chapter and had served as president. She was a longtime volunteer at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Head-start and other charities. She is survived by her husband, Dwight, Colorado Springs and Cuchara; three sons, Charles and Paul of Denver and John of La Veta; two daughters, Teresa Wright, Loveland and Pain Beck, Carbondale; four grandchildren and her stepmother Maggie Guldberg, Hampton. She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Harrison. Memorials may be made to the PEO Chapter House, 1819 Cheyenne Road, Colorado Springs, 80906.
Earl Harrison - Akron Pioneer Press - February 3, 1922 - One holdup man is dead and two Pueblo police officers are wounded, one seriously, as a result of a gun battle here, when the officers attempted to arrest two men charged with holding up a passerby under Main street viaduct. The second holdup man escaped. The officers hurt are Charles O'Conner, the oldest man on the Pueblo police force, and Marvin Porter. The dead man is believed to be one wanted in New Mexico on a charge of double murder. Tattooed on his arm is "Death before dishonor". He was identified as Earl Harrison of Pueblo.
Harrison, Gertrude Y.
Gertrude Y. Harrison - Huerfano World - April 27, 1989 - Gertrude Y. Harrison died Mar. 24, 1989, in San Jose, CA. Mrs. Harrison was born in Huerfano County and was a long time resident of Walsenburg with her late husband, Francis P. Harrison, before they moved to Denver. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Anderson, Saratoga, CA, two granddaughters, a great-granddaughter, a sister, Marie Y. Harshbarger and a brother, David J. Young, both of Denver; nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements have been made by Boies Almont Mortuary and burial will be at a graveside service on Apr. 29 at 1 p.m. in Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg.
Harrison, Jack E.
Jack E. Harrison - Huerfano World - December 27, 1990 - Former Huerfano Jack E. Harrison, retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, died Monday, Dec. 17, 1990, in Wichita, KS. Memorial service was Dec. 19 from Cochran Mortuary, in that city. Born in Pictou, May 14, 1924, he was the son of the late Martin and Alice Harrison. Mr. Harrison enlisted in the army Aug. 10, 1924, at Fort Logan. In 1945, he was sent to the Pacific Theatre of Operations and took part in the campaigns of the Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea and Luzon. He was especially proud of serving under General MacArthur in the liberation of Manila. On returning to the United States, after a short period in the Army, he enlisted in the Air Force and retired after 23 years of service. His decorations and citations include the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; son, James R., Wichita; daughter, Anna Wardell Baker, Wichita; two brothers, Edward, Walsenburg and Lewis, Denver; a sister, Lillian, Chicago; three grandchildren.
Harrison, Jessie Mae
Jessie Mae Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - August 02, 2000 - Jessie Mae Harrison, 87, passed away July 30, 2000, in Canon City, Colo. She was born June 7, 1913, in Ignacio, Colo. Mrs. Harrison was employed as an LPN at Parkview Hospital for 18 years before retiring in 1970. She was a member of the Vineland Methodist Church, Past Noble Grand of Cactus Star Rebecca Lodge No. 2 in Pueblo and Spanish Peaks Rebecca Assembly No. 41 in Walsenburg. Jessie was a survivor of the Ludlow Massacre at Ludlow, Colo. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Harrison; and four children. Her survivors include her two sons, William Jesse (Patricia) Harrison of Littleton and Thomas Edward "Ed" (Mary Ann) Harrison of Pueblo West; sister, Eva Payne of Colorado Springs; sister-in-law, Dorothy Cannon of Pueblo; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation for Mrs. Harrison will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. today in the Davis Mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Graveside services and interment will follow at noon on Thursday in the Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg, Colo.
Lillian Harrison - Huerfano World - April 21, 1994 - Friends in La Veta have received the news of the death of Lil Harrison, former resident, who moved to Alamosa some years ago to be near relatives. She was married to the late Claude Harrison rancher who later moved to the house at 109 West Field Street which he inherited. Lil moved from the ranch to an apartment in the Spanish Peaks Lodge where she lived until her move to Alamosa, working as manager of Fort Francisco Museum gift shop. Claude's brother Sinton was married to Stella Harrison who owned the home on West Francisco now owned by Sherry Leap. She cooked at the school for many years. Lillian Harrison - Huerfano World - April 21, 1994 - Lillian June Harrison, 93, of Alamosa, formerly of La Veta, died Saturday, Apr. 16, 1994 in the San Luis Care Center where she had been a resident for four weeks. Born in Dorden, England July 26, 1900, her mother died when she was two and her father later remarried. Mrs. Harrison, her father and step-mother came to the United States when she was four. They settled in Oak View coal mine camp where he was a miner. At an early age she married Walter Leonard Prator whom she later divorced. She then married Claude Harrison who died 10 years ago. She worked for the Park Lane Hotel in La Veta many years as a cook and for Fort Francisco Museum. About nine years ago, after suffering a broken hip, she moved to Alamosa to live next door to her granddaughter, Laina Black. Survivors include two children, Dorris Eagan, Alamosa and Leonard "Sonny" Prator, Green River, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Graveside service was Tuesday in La Veta Cemetery.
Marilyn Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - June 06, 1999 - Marilyn Harrison, 75, of Pueblo, passed away Friday, June 4, 1999. She was a nurse and beautician most of her life. She was also a longtime member of Central Christian Church and the Miniature Doll Collectors Club. She is remembered by her family as always being a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be deeply missed by all. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles McClelland. She is survived by her loving husband, Jack of 53 years- children, Charles R. (Glenna) Harrison of Colorado Springs, and Cindy (John) Loia of Pueblo- grandchildren, Shanna (Chris) Albright of Hinesville, Ga., Charles M. (Sunni) Harrison of Olathe, Kan., Johnna Loia and Michael Loia, both of Pueblo- and great-grandchild, Alexis Harrison of Olathe, Kan. - she is also survived by her mother, Mary McClelland of Pueblo. will be 10 a.m. Monday at Central Christian Church. No viewing, friends may pay their respects to the family at the family home. Arrangements by Adrian Comer Garden Chapel.
Harrison, Mary Deone
Mary Deone "Sue" Vinci Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 2001 - Age 73, of Pueblo, passed away Feb. 19, 2001. Sue graduated from Central High School, Class of '45. She retired from St. Mary-Corwin hospital, where she worked in human resources as a payroll clerk for many years. Preceded in death by her mother and father, Vesta and Nick Vinci; brother, Phillip J. Vinci; husbands, W.C. "Sonny" Harrison and Robert A. Blackburn. She is survived by her children, Robert K. (Christine C.) Blackburn, Barry W. "Bud" (Denise) Blackburn and Gene L. (Patrice) Harrison; grandchildren, Charles R., William J. (Carla) and John R. Blackburn and Koryn and Thomas "T.C." Harrison; step grandchild, Jenice Murphy; and step great-grandchildren, Desiree and Derrick Stevenson. Viewing at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1 until 7 p.m. Family will be present to greet friends and relatives from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2001, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens with a reception at Imperial's reception hall.
Michael "Dean" Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 2005 - Michael "Dean" Harrison, 44, was called home to be with the Lord on Aug. 7, 2005. He was born in Pueblo on Feb. 7, 1961, to Donald T. Harrison (deceased) and Grace Harrison. Survived by his sisters, Barbara Jean Hensley (Raymond), Kathy Brooks (Ron); brothers, Corky Harrison (Patty), and Ed Harrison (Lori). He leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and special pet, "Charlie." Mike graduated from South High School in 1979. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy as a Seabee. Later, he lived in Craig and worked as a carpenter. Mike enjoyed the great outdoors of Colorado. Visitation, 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Peggy Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - February 24, 2005 - Peggy Harrison, May 20, 1923- Feb. 21, 2005 Grandma was taken by the Lord to be reunited with her husband Al (Claude) Harrison, sons Terry and Alan Harrison, and also her brother Kenny. Peggy loved life and lived it to the fullest. She loved going to Cripple Creek and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her Son Ronald (Carol) Engelbrecht, Sister Grace Clark, Daughter-in-law Cynthia Tennat, Grandchildren Sean (Angela Harrison, Heather Harrison, Lisa Harrison, and Great-grandchildren Darcy and Sydney Harrison. Service pending.
Harrison, Perry Donn
Perry Donn Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - February 25, 1986 - Perry Donn Harrison, 27, departed this life on Feb. 22, 1986. Survived by parents, Claude A. and Peggy M. Harrison; brothers, Ronald (Carol) Englebrecht; Allen Harrison; and one nephew and two nieces, all of Pueblo. Also survived by uncles and aunts, Harvey and Grace Clark of Pueblo; Kenneth and Mildred Beck of Vacaville, Calif.; Gladys Winn of Jackson, Miss.; and numerous cousins. Terry was born on Jan. 20, 1959, in Pueblo, and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. He was a -graduate of Pueblo County High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was later employed as a roofer for Southern Colorado Roofing Co. Terry was an avid sportsman. He enjoyed fishing, skiing, motorcycle riding and salmon fishing in Alaska. Visitation hours from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Imperial Funeral Home. Service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1986, at Imperial Chapel, with Pastor Leon P. Griswold officiating. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Imperial Reception Hall following interment.
Harrison, Ray A. Sr.
Ray A. Harrison Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 13, 2001 - Entered the gates of Heaven and began his eternal life on March 11, 2001. Ray was born May 3, 1923, in Clovis, N.M., the oldest of 10 children, to Albert and Dulcenea Harrison. He was employed as a missile technician at the Pueblo Army Depot for many years before his retirement. Ray loved sports and was an avid sports fan of all ages. He was the loving husband of Sophie, of the family home; loving father of his sons, Ray (Laura) of Pueblo West, Jim (Jackie) of Pueblo West, Larry (Roberta) of Aurora and Albert (Chris) of Pueblo; and daughter, Melinda (Monte) Montez of Pueblo. He is also survived by five brothers and four sisters. He was the loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and is survived by numerous nieces, and nephews and other relatives. Ray will lie in state from noon until 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary. Rosary for the deceased will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, followed by Mass of the Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2001, in the Holy Family Catholic Church, 2827 Lakeview Ave, with Rev. Paul Montez as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery.
Harrison, Ruby E.
Ruby E. Harrison - Pueblo Chieftain - August 16, 2005 - Ruby E. Harrison, 73, passed away Aug. 11, 2005, after a lengthy illness. Survived by her foster son, Ardist Peek; one sister, four brothers, numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Service, 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pueblo Humane Society through the funeral home.
Harrison, Thomas B.
Thomas B. Harrison - La Veta Signature - May 16, 1991 - A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 17 at 11 a.m. at the Cuchara Chapel for Thomas B. Harrison, 33, who died at his home in Colorado Springs, May 11. Tom is the son of [Dw]ight A. Harrison and [De]lores A. Harrison of Colorado Springs. He was born in Hampton, Iowa. He graduated from [Ai]r Academy High School in Colorado Springs, where he was an outstand athlete, receiving the Most Valuable Player Award his [??]nior year in football as well as being named to the Gazette's All-Regional Team. He continued his education at Western State College, Gunnison, where he also played football. Tom spent a great deal of time in Vail, CO, where he was a self-employed contractor and a winter guide for cross-country ski expeditions. He was a member of the Vail Rugby Team, and also played rugby in Australia and New Zealand. He later moved to Denver, where he was a real estate broker. Tom is survived by his parents, three brothers, Chuck, of Denver; John of La Veta; and Paul of Denver; two sisters, Teri Wright, of Loveland, CO; and Pam Beck, of Carbondale, CO; nieces and nephews and many friends. Local contributions can be made to the La Veta High School Athletic Department. The Harrison family wishes to thank the many people in Huerfano County who have expressed their concern, compassion and sympathy over the past two years on Tom's condition. Note:  indicates transcriber's interpretation of letters missing from obituary.
Harriss, Ronald C.
Ronald C. Harriss - Pueblo Chieftain - August 18, 2005 - Ronald C. Harriss passed away on Aug. 16, 2005, at his home. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Delores; four children, Dana (Leonard) Moore, Tobbie (Robert) Bond Jr., Cris (Lorie) Harriss and Bwren (Bruce) Wolf. He also leaves behind 11 very special grandchildren, many of whom he helped raise, Kimalee (Brian) Armstrong, Heather (Matt Hanks) Bond, Katherine (Joshua) Pope, Holly (Jason) Baker, Jennifer Castaing, Stacey (Nicolas) Tew, Craig Wolf Jr., Leonard Moore, Kurtis Wolf, Jillian Bond and Amy Harriss. He also was blessed with 12 beloved great-grandchildren, Cody Martinez, Niklas Armstrong, Cooper Armstrong, Trenton Moore, Andrew Wolf, Veronica Bond, Tanner Moore, Sky Castaing, Megan Armstrong, Tristan Baker, Pyper Castaing and Cadence Agee. He graduated from Centennial High School in 1949. He was the first ROTC cadet to reach the rank of major and then he joined the Colorado National Guard so he could fulfill his duty to his country. His guard unit was called up to action and he reached the rank of corporal before they shipped out to Korea and there he reached the rank of first sergeant, commanding his own platoon of tanks. He was in Korea from 1950 to 1952. He was awarded two Bronze Stars for bravery. After he returned, he graduated from Pueblo Community College. He met his wife and they were married in January 1954. Later that year, they moved to Billings, Mont., until his father became ill and they were asked to come home. He spent most of his life working on diesel trucks, he helped start the old Ford Truck Town for Jess Hunter, then worked for Gilmore Trucking until Mr. Gilmore's passing, then for Ross Trucking and in the winter when the trucks weren't running he taught diesel mechanics for a couple of years at the University of Southern Colorado. He was active in Boy Scouts and received the Award of Merit and Order of the Arrow. His favorite thing to do after he retired was to volunteer at the Lake Pueblo Fish Hatchery, Colorado Department of Wildlife and spent many hours giving tours of the facility. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, the family will be there from 5 until 8 p.m. Graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Edward Harron - Huerfano World - January 26, 1995 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1912: Edward Harron, 13, was crushed by a train when he attempted to ride home to Walsen camp from school. Huerfano World - January 23, 2003 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1912: Young Edward Harron, the 14-year-old son of Alexander Harron, was run over by a train and killed. [Editor's Note: Edward Harron passed away January 1912. Obituary listed Walsenburg World, January 11, 1912, Page 1 and World Independent, January 20, 1912, Page 1.]
Harron, Lois C.
Lois C. Harron - Huerfano World - April 20, 1989 - Lois C. Harron, 79, of Pueblo, died Sunday evening Apr. 16, 1989, in Pueblo Manor Nursing Home where she had been in residence for the past few months. Born Oct. 13, 1909, in lnavale, NE, her early years were spent in the Midwest where she was educated and became a registered nurse. She attended the University of Colorado where she earned a degree in public health nursing. She came to Walsenburg in the late 1940s to work in public health. She worked in Huerfano Department of Public Health for 25 years as assistant superintendent. Mrs. Harron is survived by four nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial is at 11 a.m. Thursday from St. Mary Church. Burial will be in South St. Mary Cemetery. Those who wish may make donations to the American Lung Association in Lois' memory. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.
Harrow, Lloyd G.
Lloyd G. Harrow - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 1987 - Lloyd G. Harrow, Boulder, died Aug. 24, 1987. Worked for many years for Pueblo Gas & Fuel. Later moved to Boulder. Survived by his wife, Louise; his father, a son, three daughters, five brothers, six sisters, including Laurel Rapier and Linda Dussart, both of Pueblo. Services are 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, Wilson Almont Chapel. Interment, Lakeside. Contributions may be made to the Boulder County Hospice through the Wilson Almont office.
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